Millennium Memory Bank

Washington, Sunderland

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:05:38

  • Cultures

    English

  • Shelf mark

    C900/11126

  • Recording date

    1999/04/16

  • Recording locations

    Washington, Sunderland, County Durham: OS Grid Reference(431500,557500)

  • Producers

    BBC

  • Recordist

    Jones, Virtue (female, interviewer)

  • Speakers

    Brennan, Dennis (b.1940/02/28, male, BT operator)

  • Description

    Dennis remembers his involvement as a young draughtsman with the design of an improved crane for a small shipyard on the Tyne in 1961. He paints a vivid picture of the hive of activity on the river at that time.

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